wagga - Perhaps you should post a Whitney hike invitation to Jessica in response to her most recent blog post about backpacking -- see if she takes the bait. I would be surprised if she did, but stranger things have happened.
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If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them more than the miracle of technology. We must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it.
- Lyndon Johnson, on signing the Wilderness Act into law (1964)